BHAFC v HTFC (13/9/16) | Match Preview

After losing back-to-back league games for the first time since the New Year, Brighton will be looking to hit back against surprise league leaders Huddersfield.

Huddersfield News;

Huddersfield will be looking to continue their incredible start to the season, although they will be without Joe Lolley and Sean Scannell. Huddersfield have scored 9 so far this season, all of which have been different scorers.

Form; L, W, D, W, W, W

FACT; This is the best start to a league season for the Terriers in their 108 year history.

Brighton News;

Chris Hughton is expected to ring the changes, after a shocking game for the Seagulls last Saturday. Gaetan Bong, Shane Duffy, Oliver Norwood, Tomer Hemed and Jamie Murphy are all in the firing line to be replaced for the game. Kazenga LuaLua is ruled out due to injury, while Richie Towell and LIam Rosenior are both sidelined with longer-term injuries.

Form; W, W, D, W, L, L

FACT; It was the first time Brighton failed to score at home on Saturday; they only managed to do that 5 times in the league last season.

Last Time We Met: BHAFC [2]-[1] HTFC (23/1/16);

Brighton run out winners last time in January with a 2-1 victory. Bobby Zamora put the hosts 1-0 up, before Harry Bunn levels on the stroke of half-time. James Wilson popped up with the winner midway through the 2nd half.


Brighton have won 21 of the 52 games contested between the 2 sides. Huddersfield have won 16, with their last win against the Seagulls coming in the final home game at the Withdean in 2011.

Likely Line-Up;


Bruno, Duffy, Dunk, Pocognoli;

Knockaert, Kayal, Stephens, Skalak;

Murray, Baldock;


Brighton 1-1 Huddersfield 


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